Celebrating Italian Australian Lives single work   criticism  
Issue Details: First known date: 2014 2014
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  • This chapter is in three parts: 'Writing the Life of an Italian Australian : Piero Genovesi's "Sebastiano Pitruzzello : l'uomo - la famiglia - l'industria"'; 'Translating an Italian Australian life', dealing with issues of translation in a comparative reading of the Italian and English versions of Genovesi's biography of Pitruzzello; and 'Making good: success stories', which examines a range of other Italian-Australian life writing texts.

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    y The Bilingual Cockatoo : Writing Italian Australian Lives John Gatt-Rutter , Ormond : Hybrid , 2014 6541831 2014 multi chapter work criticism

    This book is a study of biographies and autobiographies of Italian Australians. It looks at full-length life-writing texts, including accounts of the Italian Australian experience of war-time internment, success stories, narratives of trauma and grievance and life narratives as a form of ethnography. There is a variable zoom focus, ranging from a whole chapter devoted to a single text, to surveys of a dozen or more texts in each of four chapters. A final overview maps out a chronology and typology of Italian Australian life writing relating it to immigrant life writing generally. [from Trove]

    Ormond : Hybrid , 2014
    pg. 102-149
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